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Introducing Kokoro Araiguma (Kokoro Raccoon)

Posted on January 22, 2020 by

A lot of you asked to see more new kawaii characters so let me introduce you to San-X’s latest addition, Kokoro Araiguma (Kokoro Raccoon).

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It feels like ages since we got a new San-X character but I’m already loving Kokoro Araiguma. The concept is that she has a healing power of 120% and heals sad and broken hearts (by washing them!).

Kokoroaraiguma (Kokoro Raccoon) plush

Kokoro Araiguma has had a Twitter account for a few months now but the first product collection will be available in February including lots of plushies!

Kokoroaraiguma (Kokoro Raccoon) plush

The grey raccoon is called Ashi Araiguma, based on an Asian raccoon or tanuki. I love the side eye. It seems very grumpy and only has a healing power of 30%.

Kokoroaraiguma (Kokoro Raccoon) stationery

There’s also lots of stationery including notebooks, letter sets and pencil cases.

Kokoroaraiguma (Kokoro Raccoon)

The exact release date hasn’t been announced but you can visit the campaign page to see all the products and download free wallpapers. If you follow Kokoroaraiguma on Twitter, they’ll share links when the products are available. San-X Japan requires a forwarding service for international orders, but you should also be able to pre-order from AmiAmi soon, who ship worldwide.

Do you like Kokoro Araiguma?

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  • Reply
    January 22, 2020 at 5:46 pm

    Aaawww, she’s so cute!^^
    I love San-X so much. X3

  • Reply
    March 5, 2020 at 2:06 pm

    I have only just heard about this character today but I’m already in love! I’m actually going to Japan in a couple of months, I may have to look out for some merch!

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